SPRÅK8885 - Applied Linguistics Methods


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2020/2021

Course content

The course has its disciplinary focus in Applied Linguistics. The course plan follows the general outline for doctoral courses under NORDPAL – The Nordic doctoral and postdoctoral network for Applied Linguistics (see It starts with a session on the intellectual underpinnings of Applied Linguistics before moving on to the focal theme of oral communication in professional contexts.
Under this theme three different sessions will present alternative approaches to analysis, including a data
and methodology workshop.

Learning outcome

Participants will
be given experience presenting their work in an informal symposium setting as well as writing a course
essay to discuss some aspect of their work presented within a framework of scientific publishing. They
will learn the inner workings of international publishing processes from a very prominent journals and
book series editor. Among the other learning outcomes, establishing an international network of fellow
doctoral students and prominent senior scholars is important.

Learning methods and activities

Presentation of research Project and issues that need to discuss.
Presentations will be constructively commented on by fellow participants and NORDPAL scholars.

Compulsory assignments

  • Participation

Further on evaluation

To gain 3 ECTS

1)Students will present their research project, including issues that need to be discussed. Presentations will be constructively commented on by fellow participants and NORDPAL scholars.

2) Students must participate in all lectures and discussions.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  3.0 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level



Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Applied Linguistics
  • Applied Linguistics
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Faculty of Humanities



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